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wrapping up and in the last one hour there were bomb sniffing dogs to make sure that there was no more explosive devices. they say that the campus is a safe area. let me show you a video earlier. the walnut creek bomb squad was called and found a pvc pipe that would never have gone up. how long it was here? it is not clear but it looks like somebo a pair of people noticed the bomb and they alerted the school officials who called police. nobody was hurt but schools, and parents are surprised on what happens. to my wife told me that the school staffers was running through the hallway with a whistle. and alerted for the students to exit the back. >> were you in scared? >> yes. >> i was shaking in day care. >> surprising?
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>> absolute, this is pleasant hill toward the and i just hope that nobody gets hurt. >> you can see the officers. they've just taken down the yellow caution tape. within the 15 minutes, the smelling dogs have not been used. >> j. r., before you go right now,j-r, right now we are looking at video also from pleasant hill --- another incident involving pipe-bombs. a mail-box was exploded -- sveral teens arrested -- some let go. the bomb squad had to be called in to detonate other found. do we know if police think there is any connection there? >> pam, at this point it is difficult to say. i did ask that question to the officer earlier. right now is early but in this case it was a pvc pipe that was used. is that the same type of material that was used over
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the weekend she said she could not give me that affirmation. but that is information that they are looking at. again, right now they just do not know. >>pam: thanks, j-r. we'll continue to follow this story index of stories... the woman convicted of bay area nursing student is behind bars. she is on her way to state prison. haazig madyun was there when the judge gave the personal observations. >> the fact is. it was really cold blooded and premeditated, that is what the judge had to say here at the alameda county superior court house in the sentencing hearing of gisselle esteban for murder of michelle leon monday esteban was sentenced to 25-years-to-life without parole for murder in the first degree of the 26-year- old nursing studentwhose decomposed body was found
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in a remote area near the sunol pleasanton boarder on sept 17, 2011four months after she was first reported missing from a nursing program in haywardduring closing arguments the prosecution described esteban as a jealous woman whose hatred turned to ragebefore stalking and then ultimately killing lebecause she thought the nursing student was sleeping with the father of esteban's childand even though there were no witnesses to what happened to le. judge jon rolefson appeared to agree with the prosecutors argument. as he stated to the court >> "never have i seen a circumstantial evidence case that so clearly pointed to the guilt of someonethat showed no hint of remorse"words that resonated with le's sister >> "when he said that, he made a really good observationmade us feel we always felt that she felt no remorse. to see her directly
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with a blank stare and staring at our family. it was good that the pointed that out. and it made us feel understood" >> in oaklandm haaziq madyun - kron 4 news >> gisele esteban's attorney never disputed that her client killed michelle le. but she said it was a crime of passion triggered by le's provocation. looking back at the history of the case, it's hard to find any support for that argument. this is where michelle le was last seen: kaiser permanente medical center in hayward. at seven pm on friday, may 28th, she grabs her cell phone, tells a friend she needs to get something from her car and heads to the garage. surveillance cameras show her car driving out of the garage, but not who is driving. le's white honda crv is found the next day, half a mile away on a cul de sac known as ponderosa court. le's family reports her missing and begins putting up fliers. her brother says she would never simply go away without telling anyone. >> "she's very responsible. she always calls me.
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>> there is no evidence of foul play, but hayward police immediately begin a criminal investigation. their suspicions center on le's childhood friend,. they search giselle esteban's apartment on may 29th. on june second, she is interviewed as a "person of interest." after searching her home again on june sixth, they make this announcement: >> "the hayward police department is now officially classifying the case as a homicide." >> esteban remains out of sight. an ex-boyfriend describes her history of violent behavior. >> "she has a very short temper, and when she flies off the handle, she really flies off the handle." >> on september 7th, esteban is arrested. police say the surveillance cameras show esteban vehicle before and after it was in the hospital parking lot. that dna evidence proves esteban was inside le's car. and that gps tracking shows the both esteban's and le's cell phone took the same trip to the niles canyon/sunol area the night
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le disappeared. 12 days later, michelle le's body is discovered in niles canyon. esteban's trial begins in early october and lasts four weeks. the jury takes four days to reach its verdict: guilty of first degree murder. michelle le's brother says he is relieved, >> this is the most appropriate punishment for her crime. >> police are describing the most recent murder as the part of a bizarre murder mystery the middle of a family neighborhood in portola. the man died from his injuries. the teenage woman. is fighting for her life right now. kron 4's justine waldman has the latest on the investigation. why someone would try to dispose of two bodies. in this portola valley neighborhood. is central to
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the police investigation. at 8:30 on sunday night, police found the bodies of a 20- year old black man. and a 19-year old white female. bound, gagged and barely alive. in the middle of brussels street. >> >> part of the investigation is to determine. dumped there and left for dead that is what we are trying to find out exactly where this happened. >> both victims went to the hospital. the man died overnight. the female has life threatening injuries. police will not elaborate on their relationship. where they are from. or how they were hurt. only saying.the injuroes are severe. people in this residential neighborhood. are shaken up >> >> i don't want to leave my house alone. >> police are looking at surviellence videos, talking to witnesses and waiting fof the female victim to recover. so investigators can ask her what the meantime, anyone with information about this murder mystery. should contact police. in san francisco justine waldman kron 4 news.
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>>pam: tonight a community mourns the life of a diablo valley college student who lost his life in a traffic collision. police are still investigating the accident that killed 21 year old scott hickerson. kron4's maureen kelly shows us what is known so far. >> i'm standing on the corner of monument blvd and erickson can see behind me the memorial of flowers and signs and photos of the young man that marks the spot near where he was struck. people have left notes that read you will not be forgotten and skate in heaven.referring to the victim's love of skateboarding. police say scott hickerson was on his skateboard as he crossed the sidewalk right over around 4:30 friday evening. he was in that crosswalk when he was hit by a suv driven by a 21 year old clayton woman traveling eastbound on monument blvd. the victim landed here in the intersection. he was transported to john muir hospital where he died of his injuries. police are
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still talking to witnesses and are trying to determine who had the green light. although i spoke with a witness who did not want to appear on camera who says the driver ran the red light. police say the driver is cooperating and has not been charged with any crime at this point. they say there were no obvious signs that she was under the influence of drugs of alcohol although they are running testsand there is no evidence to suggest she was talking or texting on a cell phone. they say at this point it appears to be a tragic accident. maureen kelly kron4 news. >>pam: >>jacqueline: it was a gorgeous day. '60s and '70s and a number of locations. 68 degrees for santa rosa. 60s in redwood city but only 60s in concord. fairfield we
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did see some fog to the delta, earlier. as we take a look at the satellite and radar is going to stay clear for the overnight hours. tomorrow, the stormtracker will start impacting the south. rainfall tuesday and wednesday. the north bay, the delta of fog with chilly temperatures. tomorrow, increasing clouds for late afternoon. we what time it out on futurecast. coming up. themcraigslist buyers beware. a man robbed at gunpoint in an east bay suburb, right in a public place. details on the break. and at 5-30. an nfl team dealing with major tragedy. one player is dead -- murder.
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>>pam: with the holidays approaching - you may be looking craigslist snatch a but, police say not so fast. we'll show you the red flags to look out for. but first grant lodes is standing by with more on the most recent bay area robbery involving craigslist. the holidays also mean lot this was interstate-80 along fitzgerald. one of the victim's got into the suspect's car. the suspect pulled out a rifle demanding
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cash. they tried to get the victim's a phone and the victim was able to get out of the car. both were in and out and escape without injury. they were lucky. police say that it is in frequent with the number of craigslist transactions. but there are still plenty of things that you can do to protect yourself. >> there's no foolproof way to protect yourself but there is ways to protect yourself but there are eight key things right but there were two major things that he did wrong. h agreed t might meet at a public place which was correct. and brought a friend which was also correct but here is where he went always meet during the day. secondly, the victim in this case got into a stranger's car to look of the merchandise. never go into a stranger's home or car. >> you want to do this in an aerial tour there are a lot of people, grocery store, a
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department store parking lot. right near the entrance for people are coming in and out. so there's no chance of being alone. if you do not want to follow them some more. you all the sudden say there will follow me or meet me around the corner instead. that is a red flag. i would say to not do that. >> the inspector with the san francisco police department crime supporter says one last tip is if it is too cheap and it is too good to be true? that is also another red flag. >>pam: this holiday season means also that a lot of of packages being shipped. fed ex is expecting today to be the busiest day of the year - and in it's history. and what you need to know, so your packages arrive on time. at 5-30 >> we're learning more tonight -- about a mother and young child.killed in a head-on crash with a big rig. margarita velasquez, from baypoint, was driving with her six-year-old son dejohn when she lost control of her car ---- and veered
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into oncoming traffic. this was the scene on bryon highway friday. no word yet if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash, but police say weather is not considered a factor. >> a big rig bursts into flames, and a two men escape with their lives. firefighters say the truck hit and brough down a powerline. while making a delivery to a san leandro juvenile detention center. kron4's will tran has the dramatic video. >> just hours after this ball of fire you can still see their smoke. >> it is completely destroyed the engine block, the tires are all melted. let me show you the damage caused by the fire that happened this morning. even the trailer is gone. these two drivers, and the people inside and here is the cabin. there were smart enough to jump out york without touching the drop or the ground at the same time.
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they say that once they jumped to the ground they quickly took off. i can also tell you that this is a power line that they ran across. the fire department could not touch the truck for at least 30-45 minutes. there were also being worried about being electrocuted and had to wait for pg&e crews. they had to turn out the power to put out the fire. in the meantime, some area residences were evacuated for safety. no injuries. these two occupants, did not want to talk on camera but they say that they have never seen that wire hanging solo. and they deliver in this area frequently. will tran, kron 4. >>jacqueline: the weather was beautiful but we are starting to see some cooler temperatures. his specialespeciy
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with that storm approaching. by 10:00 p.m. it will linger into the 50s. thursday, a bit of a rebound but as it will be cold. taking a look at satellite and writer mostly clear skies. that is where it will stay tonight with chilly conditions for the overnight out-of-state and it will also start to sag into northern california. rainfall for tomorrow night. here's a look at futurecast. mostly clear conditions for the 8:00 hour on thursday. by 10:00 rules are round we will start to see rainfall approaching the north bay. even heavy near santa rosa, petaluma, and coping south of the golden gate by midnight. to the delta, moving south. and even by 2:00 hour along the south bay it is quick moving end lingering showers by
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wednesday morning. and late thursday. as for tomorrows temperatures? chilly. 67 in santa rosa, the fog in those locations in the same among the delta and possibly for the in the valleys. for the areas near the south bay, low 60s. but a bit cooler through the inland valleys. and along the east bay shore. clouds are expected to increase. we are seeing 50s. 56 degrees in napa. a quick look at your extended forecast with rainfall. and i tend and a lingering for wednesday morning spotty showers. thursday, friday, a bit of a dry out but the report turns for the weekend. gabe slate tech report here is a look at your tech headlines we've all heard a lot of problems with the apple maps. a lot of jokes but the first time
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we are hearing of life- threatening situations. created by blunders. police and australia are one warning users to find the city is 40 mi. away in the outback in the center of eight centranational park. manye have to be rescued with no water, and 114 degrees fahrenheit. they are working on putting this with twitter, and facebook and instagram twitter not be able to view ins to gramm within their twitter feed secured photos are no longer in tweets or galleries. while this is still possible you can no longer view the photos on twitter. as previously was the case. according to the new york times this recent feud is
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that twitter is going to start to take on and still gritake on twitter will take on instagram directly. >> and how about a holiday wish list? i would like to share this with you. best buy is offering to dollars of all iphone including the new iphone 5. it is $50. the entry level at $150 with eight to your contract. and amazon is offering $50 off the kindle fire. high- definition tablet. it just came out i am surprised it is on sale already the 16 gb = $250 and enter firehd89 for the coupon code. >>pam: tear-filled apologies
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over the royal pregnancy prank -- that took a deadly turn. that story coming tonight at 5:30. >> major changes for california and the medieval are not happy. the fallout from the new logo changes -- people are not happy
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>> the university of california has a new logo after 150 years. it is actually of setting a lot of people. they are taking action with an on-line petition with 40,000 signatures, and a facebook page to pull its on the new logo 5000 people have joined that page. it reportedly shows the university system is a high-tech and could help with fund-raising efforts. the seal is not going to disappear. we will
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some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will.
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>> but first fedex expecting today will be the biggest shipping day in their history. kron4 is live with the holiday shipping -- plus how to help make sure your package arrives ontime. one football player dead, another charged in the murder. more on the tragedy impacting the dallas cowboys.
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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. shipping day of the year. with holiday shopping in full swing, fedex says they expect to handle more packages than ever before in their history. grant lodes
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is standing by with what you need to know to make sure your packages to arrive in time. but first- kron4's scott shipping center in south san francisco. scott- how's it looking over there? >> let me tell you that everybody is very busy. it is the busiest shopping day of the year at the fed ex express' building. they are working hard. let me show you that employees are working overtime this is the ground distribution center. they are unloading trucks and loading 25,000 packages in this facility, alone. nationwide, it is 90 million today. that is up 10%. 19 million the -- and why that is more? >> i think the economy is doing really well. and i think that people are seeing a great service. they're keeping service and maintain customers on a regular basis. it keeps everybody
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happy so we are good. >> he also tells me that nationwide, that fedex is expected to move 228 million between christmas and new year's. they are we to be working very hard for the rest of this year. reporting live, scott reiss, kron 4. >>pam: thanks scott - more on fedex's busiest shipping day of the year. coming up 5:45, financial rob black breaks it down, along with all the other winners and losers on wall wall street. >> if you want gifts that are mailed to arrive before chirstmas are some key dates to keep in mind: dec 10 - priority mail military dec 11 - express mail international dec 14 - parcel post - this is the most economical way to ship letters, boxes and packages through the postal service.
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decebmer and fex ex ground. december 22nd.overnight. if you are a procrastinator? >>pam: it the latest on the the radio show that prank called the hospital where catherine, duchess of cambridge was staying last week has been canceled, after the nurse who took the call tragically committed suicide on friday. tory dunnan has the latest. >> >> "we couldn't see this happening. it was meant to be a prank call" >> it was that prank that preceded the death of jacintha saldanha, the nurse who transferred a call placed by two australian radio dee-jay's to catherine. the pregnant duchess was being treated for acute morning sickness at a hospital in london. the two deejays who impersonated queen elizabeth and prince charles expressed their remorse >> "it was designed to be
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stupid. we were never meant to get that far from the.the little corgis barking in the background" >> "we just assumed with the voices we put on, we were going to get told off, and that was the gag -- in us" >> their apology apparently wasn't enough. the radio show was shut down this morning. in a statement, the station added: >> "we don't claim to be perfect and we always strive to do better. we have initiated a detailed and rigorous review of our policies and procedures to inform any improvements we can make." >> saldanha's husband took to facebook to share his grief, writing: >> "i am devastated with the tragic loss of my beloved wife jacintha in tragic circumstances" >> british prime minister david cameron also weighed in -- calling this an "absolute tragedy" the next step could be legal action, although experts warn that may be a difficult case to try. >> "the bottom line on this is not only is there not criminal liability, but it is unlikely that we're going to see any civil liability arising out of this." >> in washington, i'm tory
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dunnan kron4 news. >>pam: president barack obama will not compromise on his it demands that the wealthiest americans pay more in taxes. has the fiscal cliff is three weeks away. he made the case for his proposal at a detroit auto plant. republicans are standing by that does not include those increases. if no deal is reached? there could be a major increase with severe spending cuts. >> the dallas cowboys football family is dealing with a tragedy. one team member died in a horrific car crash. another team member is charged in dallas cowboys nose tackle josh brent was released
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from dollar bond. he was arrested after a fiery car crash his teammate jerry brown. who was a passenger in brent's car. >> it appears as if he was traveling at a high rate of speed, at which time his vehicle touched or impacted the outside curb of the surface road causing the vehicle to flip at least one >> >> time. irving, texas police say the car traveled about 900 feet after hitting the curb. they arrested the 24-year old brent on suspicion of intoxication manslaughter. >> of our officers on scene felt as if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident. dallas cowboys head coach jason garrett says brown's death is taking an emotional toll on the team. >> we lost a 25-year-old man who had his whole life in front of him, a teammate, a friend and it's a real tragedy >> is also a very difficult time for brent as well. >> josh and jerry were really close, they were close in college in illinois and there was no one more excited in our organization when we signed jerry brown, josh was jumping up and down. brent pleaded guilty to a d-u-i charge back in 2009, according to court records in champaign, illinois. he
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was given a 60-day sentence, a fine and 200 hours of community service. i'm grant lodes kron 4 news >> the cowboys rallied sunday from nine points down to beat the bengals 20-19 in the game's final minutes. >>jacqueline: we enjoyed a nice temperatures but things are going down. it is already a 54 degrees in novado. 57 in antioch. '60s and '70s for this afternoon. temperatures are going to continue to fall this afternoon with clear skies. we will see fog along the delta in the north bay valleys. for tomorrow, the increasing clouds. as it moves down towards the bay with the rainfall returning for the forecast. as we take a look at the weather headlines, cool temperatures for the delta, overnight would increase with clouds tomorrow. late tonight
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tomorrow evening north bay rainfall timing it out. hi >> coming up the sobering tour of the banks of the coyote creek and one of its residents in the next edition of people behaving badly. [ crickets chirping ]
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>> there was a strong sales report from mcdonald's. the dow jones rose about 15 points. stocks start the week with modest gains. thanks in part to a strong november sales mc-donalds. on wall street. the dow rose about 15-points to close near 13-thousand- 170. nasdaq went up nine-
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points to close just shy of 3-thousand. and the s-and-p-500 gained a little less than half a. . >> it is nice to see that all things considered that somebody cares about h-p. there is a lot of value and the shares of this company. if they could make the right management choice is going forward. >> sometimes he will get a value dropped, like clorox. sometimes to will overpay, underpay. >> fedex? this is a good time to. >> yes. with 90 million packages. moving through their system today with 19 million -- and seasonal employees with a record- breaking processing permanent record. this is a good litmus test on the economy. it is not bad, it is not great but if it is
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good. perhaps global weakness? but i like the long term investment opportunity. >> the loser is the china i guess that we are the loser? is there a date that they are going to be passing us. >> basically because we are keeping oil, and gasoline from domestic properties that we could be stronger. if my dad knew the numbers right now. but you get the idea that russia is clout is also going to wind. you have to own international stocks. as a portfolio adviser i would strongly suggest getting some exposure. perhaps europe is a value but definitely, some a sho-- asia..
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beyonce signed a $50 million deal with pepsi. this will cover a photo shoot, video, and her face is even going to be on the can. smart. toyota, all known in the music industry because people that listen to music the bake consumers out there. >> thank-you, and that-the music that make consumer choices. (male announcer): now, here's stanley roberts who found people behaving badly. >> this isn't easy this is a man made bridge i am trying to cross with a camera, i'm not liking this but it is what is this is just one of many crudely designed bridges that allow the homeless to go back and forth i'm more worried about the camera, myself i can take a dunking but this camera can't there are 8 miles of homeless encampments along the coyote creek in san jose what i am about to show
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you is a small snippet they are all lined along the creek with is a very delicate ecosystem an eco system that is in grave danger this water looks ok but this is what is flowing in it and see that shopping cart there litterly dozens like this the shopping carts are often used as metal nets to catch salmon and other wildlife some encampments have been destroyed by the flood water but others are still intact, this one was built on stilts it looks like any camp sight you might see . i had a chat with one of the residents this is dave salcido he use to work for >> mercury news, i was a san francisco mailer i worked the tribue chronicle it's over with the internets taked over the advertising i asked dave about all the trash >> this is trash left by all and they leave all their stuff
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>> dave said that he tries to keep the area clean then he revealed something else >> you did 10 years in different jails, >> susanville jamestown, avanol, chino mississippi, >> and in 1978 he was required to register as sex offender because
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and unless there are some major changes on how we deal with the homeless state wide this is only going to get worse and our delicate ecosystem will suffer the most in san jose stanley roberts kron 4 news >>jacqueline: we could see some major changes coming poway. with the increasing clouds and the rainfall,
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overnight. try thursday, for it but take a look at those times, 40's. >>pam: the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year. is always withreworksl all be on kron 4's new year's live show. it is hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich. show in the bay area. to ring in the new year, and kron 4's - new year's live.
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holiday shopping into a last- minute marathon. macy's is ready to cater to you. the department store chain for non-stop shopping, the
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last weekend before christmas. stores will open at seven a-m on friday december 21st. and will stay open until seven a.m. on sunday the special sales for the marathon will end that morning, but macy's says, many stores will remain open until midnight. the company has tried out extended shopping hours in past years. but this is the first time, all 800 macy's nationwide will participate. we will be right back.
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continuing our coverage....on the pipe bomb found at an elementary school. we're there live. >>pam: north bay school district surrounding the lunch program... why the school district is fighting the state department to keep the volunteer group in charge of the program! that's ahead at six... >>jacqueline: we are seeing clear skies but fog is expected to return. your full forecast, coming up.
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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. a shocking discovery on a i wouldn't even wwant to the bound and gagged bodies their own blood.
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the bodies were simply dumped there and left for the man later died, the police say the motive. is still a mystery. and the like a plot from a hollywood francisco police are police found a man and the middle of a residential the man is now dead. kron 4's justine waldman has the latest details. >> it is a crime that is very police found the bodies of a 20 year old black man. and bound, gagged and left for dead in the middle of this quite portola valley neighborhood. both victims went to the hospital.where the man later fighting for her life with severe injuries. police cannot elaborate on say where they are from. or. answer the question why the victims were left on sot our investigators did talk to witnesses. people who live on this street. are shocked by the sot i am not leaving my house alone. police want anyone with waldman k4n. >>pam: the woman convicted of stalking, then murdering a bay area nursing student. is giselle esteban was sentenced today. for the murder of michelle le. who
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was killed back in may of 2011. her body was found 4 months later near the sunol- kron 4's haaziq madyun was family members finally got their chance. to speak to the woman who murdered their sister. >> "we're just glad that some form of justice has been served" >> for gisselle esteban.justice came in the form of a 25-years to life sentence without parole after being found guilty of murder in the first degree of michelle lewhom the d.a. proved to the jury was killed by romantic rival which led to le's murder in the parking lot of her nursing school program in hayward back in may of 2011for le's siblings the sentencing day finally allowed them the opportunity to do something they have been waiting to do for a long time address their "it has been a very long two yearsmichelle's beauty" to recount. by committing a crime that she did she only revealed her own ugliness. and reviewed michele's beauty. >> i want to know how beautiful and incredible michelle was. and how much she has impacted my entire family.
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when esteban got her chanceshe chose not to address le's family during the sentencingthe convicted killer's family members who you see here also said nothing to reporters as they exited the court roomin oakland haaziq madyun rd >>pam: tonight. police in pleasant hill are trying to determine who tried to set off a pipe bomb at the elementary school. the bomb was found in the bushes outside the principals office. kron 4's j-r stone is following the story and joins us live from pleasant hill. j.r.? p.m., police let this elementary school in the last hour. they were able to dismantle this pipe bomb earlier. it was found near those windows in the bushes. >> we do not know if it was planted while people or here or while people were not here. but certainly, it was planted with the intent to do damage to the school.
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>> it is alarming but there are a lot of crazy people out there. >> it looks like it was let but it did not go off. >> this is video from the walnut creek bomb squad. able to cut the pipe bomb in half with nobody hurt. while this was going on and some students were taken in the backfield and specific rooms inside the building school ended early. and not as many students were on campus. this had been there for hall longer? the detective had been there since the last time the bushes were trend and that was just the last couple of days. it is a dark. and when of bushes were dashed last trimmed is- how long it had been there. some students were brought into the police department
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with the recent mailbox explosion from the weekend. they're still trying to find a connection. j. r. stone, kron 4 news. amont >>pam: new at six. a controversy is unfolding at a north bay school district. concerning the school meal program. in a recent letter, the state department of education ordered the kentfield school district. to fire the volunteer group which oversees the operation. but as kron four's terisa estacio reports, the school district is fighting back. stating without the volunteers, there would be no food for anyone. >> here baich elmentary school and kentfield middle school in marin county, the school meal program is under attack. not for what is on the plate but for who is dishing it out. parent teacher volunteers handle the program, in fact they have been doing so for nearly 3 decades. that is until the state got wind of the situation and is stepping in telling the district in a letter to stop the collaboration immediatley.claiming that
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only the district can oversee meal service per state law. however, there is one big problem with that. the school doesn't have the money to fund a typical cafteria proglram. this is superintendent mary jo pettigrew. >> sot/tc: we don't receive state or federal dollars. without the pta there would be nothing. are doing all we can. karen loebbaka is the pta president. another part of the complaint was that the pta uses the lunch program as a fund raiser. sot/tc: any extra money goes to the schools. school officials say the state launched it's investigation into the school meal program after receiving an annoymous complaint. officials say they have received progarm which have been sot/tc: this summer we revamped it. >> the district has sent a letter back to the state laying out it's current program. and the matter will be discussed at tuesday's board meeting. as far as the state, they had no comment, stating it is a pending matter. an investigation is underway into the traffic accidenwe suppt the school with library books they will discuss this
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on tuesday's board meeting but the state does not have any comment. terisa the stock show, kron 4. red light. new at six. missing. as stephen ruth. him. to get home.
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>> the fiscal cliff, the latest details, and now, this person admitted to being on the video body only took a
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you see in this surveillance last week. a livermore resident put a hidden camera on her porch. after anumber of items went missing. with the video, police were able to identify the suspect as stephen ruth. ruth admitted to being the person on the video, but stated he only took police searched ruth's home, any of the stolen property. the district attorney will found- also new at six. an 87-year-old brentwood man is safely back home with his this afternoon. station in brentwood, where a citizen reported seeing him. deputy sheriffs say, kolthoff had apparently night riding his bike trying to get home. >>jacqueline: the increase with clouds tomorrow and the
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rain will begin tomorrow night. timing it out on futurecast, coming up. >>pam: a fourth person is suing elmo puppeteer kevin clashsexual abuse. details ahead. >> software mogul john mcafee's ongoing saga. why he now wants to return to the u-s after colorado governor signed into law today the recreational use of marijuana in the state. those and more stories next! ♪
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>> a nevada woman is recovering from frostbite at a carson city hospital after surviving six frigid days in the sierra nevada's. paula lane knew she would never see her boyfriend again. after the couple's jeep got stuck in the mud on a back road her boyfriend. roderick clifton. set out for help. lane told him that they should stay put and wait out the storm. lane was rescued by her brother and a friend on december fifth after six days in the remote hope valley. clifton's body was recovered on the same day. wouldn' >> another victim is is accusing the former voice of elmo of sexual abuse. puppeteer kevin clash is already facing similar allegations in three other cases. the new lawsuit accuses clash of luring a teenage boy to new york from miami in early 19-96 for the purpose of sexual activity.
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the victim's lawyer talked about the circumstances of his client's meeting with clash. >> my client is a minor, received a ticket from kevin clash, he flew to new york, a car picked him up and then brought him to kevin's apartment. my client then was involved in sexual contact with kevin clash for about 3-to-4 days. >> clash resigned from 'sesame street' last month after 28 years. his voice will be used for elmo through the 20-14 season of "sesame street" -- which has already been filmed. >> penn state university is going to start paying their 60-million-dollar fine in the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. the national collegiate athletic association issued the fine in the wake of sandusky's investigation. the harrisburg patriot news reports penn state university will make the first payment of 12- million-dollars on december 20th. the money is going toward
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an endowment to combat child sex abuse and help victims. sandusky was convicted and is serving a 30 to 60-year prison sentence. >> it's official. colorado governor john hickenlooper signed an executive order making marijuana legal in the state. people 21 years or older can now carry up to one ounce of marijuana legally without a prescription. in november, colorado voters approved an amendment to the state's constitution allowing the growing and recreational use of marijuana. colorado and washington officials both have asked the u-s department of justice for guidance on the laws that conflict with federal drug law. neither state will allow commercial sales for a year or more. >> today, president obama spoke to workers at a detroit factory. he is rallying public support for his proposal to raise rates on the top two percent of income earners. mister obama held back from directly criticizing
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republicans for opposing his tax plans.perhaps showing that fiscal cliff negotiations are showing progress. he says he will *not back down on his stance that the wealthiest americans should pay more in taxes. >> i'm not going to have a situation where the wealthiest among us including folks like me get to keep all our tax breaks and then we're asking students to pay higher >>pam: meanwhile, republicans are standing by a proposal that doesn't include an increase if no deal is reached, we could see a major increase in taxes, and severe spending cuts. >> living in the u.s. month. software company founder john mcafee said sunday that he wants to return to the united states in order to settle down and lead a normal life. the former software designer is currently in guatemala requesting political asylum.
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>> let me be clear, that i had absolutely nothing to do with the murder of my neighbor. our intent is to return to the u.s. and try to salvage a normal life under the circumstances. >>pam: he is being held in a detention center while he fights a government order that he be returned to belize. a judge has yet to rule on whether he will be granted political asylum. police in belize still want to question mcafee over the fatal shooting of a u.s. citizen who lived near mcafee's home in belize. >>jacqueline: we enjoyed a nice temperatures but it is it dropping quickly with 50s from the upper 60s this afternoon. 50s in the santa rosa, 54 degrees in daly city. it is still, 60s in oakland. as we go towards tomorrow we will see additional cooling for the afternoon with increasing cloud coverage of rainfall.
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for wednesday morning that storm will bring a blast of cold, arctic air. temperatures will only get into the fifties. thursday, another cool day with temperatures getting into the 30's. let us take a look at what we will see for the overnight hours. the satellite and kerstin writer showing clear skies. we will see the increasing cloud coverage as we see that the stormtracker 4. pressing to the south with the disturbance with it. that will bring rain tomorrow. by 8:00 p.m., rainfall but by 10, rainfall approaching the north bay. heavy rainfall. even of salt of the golden gate by 2:00, it could be south of the golden gate is a strong band. lingering showers for the wednesday commute and for the wednesday hours. as for
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temperatures? chilly. concord, fairfield, vallejo. all in the 30's. 40's for our bay shore. 44 in daly city and even 60s in the south bay. with several degrees cooler the increasing clouds for the in the valleys and temperatures will be in the 50s tomorrow afternoon. 50s through a san rafael with a look a your extended forecast. a very chilly day with that storm thursday morning, friday morning and the chance of rainfall returning to the forecast. >> that deadly plane crash that killed a popular mexican american the singer.
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>>pam: new details in the deadly plane crash that killed a mexican american singer,
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jenni rivera's death still leaves many questions unanswered. the u-s is now sending crash experts to mexico to help in the investigation into the plane crash that killed rivera along with six others. the national transportation safety board says its investigators will help the mexican government. the learjet with seven people on board went down sunday afternoon in a mountain area in northern mexico. the flight was headed to mexico city. in the wreckage, investigators found jenni rivera's license confirming that was her plane. the mexican news agency notimex is reporting that the learjet that crashed was 43-years-old jet. according to n-t-s-b records, the plane suffered substantial damage in a 2005 accident in texas as well. she has five children you won't take my life.
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>>pam: 6:30 ahead djs speak out
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still ahead. we'll hear from the d-j's for te first time since the surrounding last week's royal prank call. the ongoing feud between twitter and instagram. why instagram photos have been disabled from twitter. >>jacqueline: this live look from the golden gate visibility is fine with the fog is expected to return. and the rainfall.
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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> of a murder mystery and san francisco work bodies were found. a 19 year-old white female, a 20 black male in this quiet portola never heard 8:30 sunday night. both victims of war taken to hospital after being left in the street. the man that did not survive. the woman is fighting for her life. the police are still
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investigating any body with information should contact the police. justin waldman, kron 4 news. >> the alameda superior court house esteban is charged for the murder of michele le. the family is relieved. >> by committing a crime that she did she only revealed her own ugliness. and revealed the beauty of michele le she will have the prison sentence without the possibility of parole. >> downtown san jose investigation of a gang- related downtown staffing. this christmas event. this-- stabbing was across the street from the christmas in the park display. police are saying if there was
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adequate security. >> we do not believe that it was security. our people coming in and causing these issues? those are the areas that we're looking at. >> the victim has a non-life threatening injuries and the assailants are still at large. >> this growing moral war of this man was crossing monument. this growing-moral of -- on friday this 21 year-old scott henderson was on the crosswalk. he was struck by an s u v. by a woman from clayton, 21 year- old. they are still trying to figure out who had the green light. they said that the the driver who ran the red light. maureen kelly, kron 4. >> the school districts meal program is under attack the
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state department of education is reporting that they need to fire the pta that is overseeing the meal program. that only the district cannot do that. the department of education started looking after their worst anonymous complaints. the school district says that they are going to fight back. they do not receive any state or federal funds for the mail program and if the pta was not running it there would not be one. in marin county, kron 4. >> a pipe bomb in pleasant hill was found outside of this elementary school. in this video you can see the bomb squad. they dismantled of that pipe bomb that did not go off. no injuries. the police are trying to figure out how the pipe bomb got to there. no arrests have been made. listen though, gerry r. stone, kron 4 news pinole man was robbed responding to
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a craigslist had a going to purchase some car parts. he got into the suspect's vehicle and he pulled a rifle on him and demanded cash. the cash was turned over and the victim was able to escape. experts say if there is a transaction you should meet during the day. and also meet in a public place dan kerman, kron 4. >> and the south san francisco, the police department as announce they're stepping up efforts over pete d d u i offenders. to coordinate with the department of motor vehicles they could cross reference. to see if they have any previous. we will hear from the police department of office project and what they're going to do this weekend to crack down on the
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drunk drivers. charles clifford, kron 4 with your >> the ongoing battle between twitter, instal gramm. facebook users will not be able to view the actual picture. photographs are also not appearing in tweets. it is still possible to use it instead grab you cannot do the photographs on to order that was pre this the case. the new york times as saying that twitter is poised to take on histogram take on instagram.. directly. >> our big weather story tonight is that our weather store will return with rainfall. first, the fog. overnight delta out at cool temperatures. we will see the increase of fog with
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rainfall moving in by 10:00. by midnight, it will be pressing south of the golden gate. it to a.m., wednesday showers in the south bay. 2:00 a.m.-and also showers for the morning commute but it should be at tapering off. for tomorrow, fog along the delta, and cold in these locations with 37 degrees in santa rosa fior37 degrees in pleasanton fan also comes are going to be cooler than what we saw today. 50s through the bay area. 55 degrees in daly city caho 60 in the livermore with a look at your extended forecast with clear skies. however, the increasing clouds with tuesday night/wednesday morning. look at how cold is going to be 50s. 30's on a friday with the chance of rainfall returning for the (male announcer): now, here's stanley roberts who found people behaving badly.
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weekend. >> to have a pedestrian safety, you must you first have to have safe drivers, this driver is actually going the wrong direction on a one way street and while going the worn way fails to yield to the tre 3 pedestrians already in thenats: don't make him nervous then proceeds to make a u- turn causing him to be on the wrong side of the street then finally backing up to go back dow the street he was orginally on welcome to millbrae, el camino real to be exact where all bets are off if you are a pedestrian tonight at 8 i'll show you just how bad it is and whey this woman had to be rescued, i'll explain in the next edition of people behaving badly >>pam: the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year. is always with kron 4. the biggest parties and spectacular fireworks. will all be on kron 4's new year's live show. it is hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich. it's the only local and live show in the bay area. to
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ring in the new year, and this year it promises to be bigger and better than ever. kron 4's - new year's live. we'll be right back. you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will.
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ah! woof! some things will. >>pam: what started out as a juvenile prank on the turning into an international incident. and the backlash is still being felt. an australian radio show has been shut down after the prank call to the hospital where kate middleton was staying. and a nurse's apparent suicide. kron 4's vicki liviakis reports that the dj's are now talking about their role in the tragic turn of events >> the two d-js responsible for a prank call to the duchess of cambridge are speaking out for the first time since the nurse who transferred the call, was found dead on friday. the d-js, who impersonated queen elizabeth and prince charles called the hospital last tuesday. they say they regret what happened.
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>> "i'm just so devasted for them. i'm really feeling for them." >> "it's a shocking turn of events." >> "if we had any idea that something like this could be even possible to happen, you know? we couldn't see this happening. it was meant to be a prank call. >> the joke was always on us not on anyone else. it wasn't about trying to fool someone. we just assumed with the voices we put on, we were going to get told off, and that was the gag in us." >> the hoax centered on prince william's wife, who was being treated for acute morning sickness. on monday, the company that owns the radio station announced it had taken the radio show off the air. the company has also suspended all advertising on the station until further notice. vicki liviakis kron 4 news. >>pam: and a reminder. you can catch all your entertainment news right here on kron-4. the insider starts at 7 -- followed by entertainment tonight at 7:30.
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>>pam: nasa's super secret space plane will take off tomorrow from florida. the x-37 "b" vehicle is set to make the third mission of the program tomorrow morning. here's video of the space plane returning to earth earlier this year. the first two missions had the craft orbiting the planet for months at a time. it's true purpose is classified. some think it could be testing technology that could someday replace the space shuttle, which was retired last year. >>pam: google users had a rough day. a widespread g-mail outage this morning kept users from accessing their e-mail for a few hours. but that's not all.other technical problems plagued the tech giant today. many users reported problems with a slew of, google drive and google calendar all went down today. all services have since been restored. >> many children have listed a tablet or smartphone on their wish list this holiday season. the federal trade commission is reminding parents about
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apps that collect kids' personal data. karin caifa has the details. >> its talbots and smart phones are hot items. if they will be receiving a mobile device for the first time in. with more attacks savvy kids the apps designed just for them has grown. parents should be mindful of collected data. even if it is still issued as " children from a. >> the ftc saying that apps aimed at c children and what types of data i used they decide find that 60 percent is transforming information from the mobile device back to the developer or a third- party like an advertiser. one in five would disclose disinformation about privacy practices. the ftc is assigned to use the child's epps, first. they are
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advising to use the child- download applications, first. and you can even use parental controls. if they have any of platforms of social media for video or personal affirmation that should not be shared karn caifa kron 4. >> the 49ers suspend a disgruntled player who turned to social media... [ male announcer ] steak combos. featured now at sizzler.
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>> of a comebacwelcome back. wee back everyone. turns out not all the 49ers players are happy about the team's success this season. running back brandon jacobs -- who has just five carries all year -- took to social media over the weekend with these comments.
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take a look at of these responses of back and forth. he is making $1.6 million on a team that could land him his second super bowl victory but his comments might not even the worst. he even put his photos for the new york giants. jacobs suspended from team jim harbaugh 'no comment' raiders favored that's harbaugh - not gonna give you anything unless he wants to. >> no comment. >> i will take the fifth amendment, no comment. >> he is not going to give you anything unless he absolutely wants to. the unknowingly in patriots are
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destroying the toxins at this hour 21-nothing on monday night football. meanwhile - the raiders.losers of 6 straight are favored this sunday in their final home game.that tells you all you need to know about their opponent the kansas city chiefs. raiders reinstate mcclain and back with the team is rolando mcclain -- reinstated following a 2- game suspension. mcfadden practices today ellen was in texas today for his father's funeral. alan---2 not look for him on the field again that this year. >> good news for washington redskins quarterback robert griffin the 3rd. rg3 - who is the nfl's highest rated quarterback -
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suffered a scary-looking knee injury yesterday against baltimore.wince inducing really. watch as his leg almost snaps back he probably toward and a c l. it is a mild sprain of the lateral collateral ligament on the outside of disney. he could actually play on his outside of this--me. the redskins' 7-6. outside of this- kneecaps. >> you knew it was just a matter of time.but san jose state football fans were hoping for at least one more year of coach mac. but no - mike macintyre is leaving the spartans to take over at colorado and coach in the pac-12. r heat transfer their 1-12 team into a two time that
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they think that cal could of gone after mcintyre but they did actually choose sonny dykes. mcintyre is also going to try his magic and other teams. no weatheword on weather he will stay on the field for the ball game at bowling green. if warriors in charlotte today - the 4th stop in a 7-game road trip curry gave away a 70 tickets had he put on a show. finding david lee on the baseline, with lee, 20 points, four assists. clade thompson, the perfect--klay
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thompson. and a bit of a sweep from career with a three-porter, 27 points. and everybody had right for the warriors. three points 104- 96. they have that seven of the last eight victories and just one-half game out of the record. their plan great at.. >> nhl cancels games til 2013- the n-h-l cancelled another chunk of games today. the lockout continues the latest cuts will take it to 104 more games but the cancellation of just 16 more seasons could say that there is hope short to play in early january but to not count on it. the negotiation broke out last week and
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they're not talking any time soon. >> the number one ranked tennis player in the world is stocking up on donkey cheese novak djokovic. djokovic and donkey cheese novak djokovic has bought the world's entire supply ofwhy you ask? as pule - is considered a is actually the world's most expensive cheese at between $500 and $1000 per pound it is made at a farm in djokovic's home town in serbiaand djokovic is spending millions to buy all of it - says he will use it in a chain of restaurants he plans to open. weaver just saying that was what he'd do that? >> restaurants. >> we were just wondering. we will see you at 8:00 p.m. (music)
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